World Amateur Team and US Team East 2024



Hotel Reservation Links

Use the following links to reserve your hotel room at a special chess rate. Reserve early: rooms fill up fast!

Both hotels are located at 1 Hilton Ct, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054

Parsippany Hilton – Click Here

Hampton Inn – Click Here


Event Information

A Heritage Event at the Parsippany Hilton in Parsippany, NJ

Saturday, February 17, 2024 – Monday, February 19, 2024

WORLD AMATEUR TEAM & U.S. TEAM EAST. 6SS, 40/100, SD/30 delay 5. Parsippany Hilton 1 Hilton Ct., Parsippany, N.J. 07054. Chess Rate valid until 1/17/24  see link to reserve room above or call 973-267-7373 or 1-800-HILTONS. Reserve early. Morris/Essex train to Morris Plains 1.5 miles. Open to 4-player teams with one optional alternate. Team average (4 highest ratings—2024 January Rating list used for ALL players no exceptions) must be under 2200. Teams rated over 2000 average no more than 1000 points between board 3 and 4. No more than two GMs on a team. Online registration opens Dec 1st. Advance registration only—no on-site registration.  

EF: $240 online only by 1/28/24 ALL-$290 after.—all teams, any changes at site or after 1/28/24—$30 charge.  ENTRY MAXIMUM IS 325 TEAMS. Enter early! Prizes: 1-5th Place teams, plaque and 4 digital clocks; Top Team (Denis Barry Award) U2100, 2000, 1900, 1800, 1700, 1600, 1500, 1400, 1300, 1200, 1000 each plaque and 4 Digital Clocks; Top college team (same school) 4 Digital Clocks & plaque; Top HS team (grades 9-12 same school), Top Middle School (grades 5-9 same school), Top Elementary School (grades K-6 same school), Top 2 Scholastic Teams (mixed schools okay) (Collins Award),  Mixed Doubles (2 males, 2 females-no alternates), Seniors (all players over age 50), Military, each plaque & 4 Digital Clocks to top team; Company Team (full time only same employer-non educational), Top Coaches (educational), Top team all female, Family (4 family members), State teams—CT, DE, MD, MA, NJ, NY (Benjamin Award), PA, VA, each plaque top team;  Special Plaque: Top Future team, (all players under age 10), Top Military College, Top Parent/Child (2 pairs, one parent, one child),  Best Player 1-4 and top alternate, All 6-0 scores each Digital clock. Biggest Individual upset each round Engraved Cross pen;   Entry fee refunded to team with Best “Chess related” name, Sunday night– Best “Chess Related costumes or gimmick”—1st-gourmet dinner for four. 2nd—Gourmet dinner for 4. Tournament Director NTD/IA : E Steven Doyle (49 years)   Rds. 1-7:30, 11-6, 9-3:30. Surprises and special give-aways each round.   Sunday night—Bughouse $25 per team. Cash prizes. HR: Parsippany Hilton NEWLY RENOVATED ROOMS! Chess rates expire 1/17/2024  Rates $135 (single double) $135 (Triple , Quad) 2nd hotel  attached to Hilton   $135 per night (single-double) $135 (triple, Quad)-Hampton Inn—includes breakfast each day.  For help forming teams and questions contact: NS, NC, W


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